Key details

First Floor Flat, 8 Burgess Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0PN
double bedroom • living / dining room • kitchen • shower room
Under offer
Immediate entry is available on conclusion of legal formalities.
Closing date
12:00pm Friday 15th October

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 1 Bedroom
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: C
  • Energy Efficiency: D(65)


Quietly tucked away behind the houses on Bruce Crescent, 8 Burgess Street is a spacious one bedroom flat with an open aspect to the hill behind which can be enjoyed from a timber deck which extends along the rear of the property.

The double glazed accommodation which has electric storage heating and solid oak flooring throughout, comprises a bright, 19’ living / dining room, modern fitted kitchen with integral appliances, a shower room plus a sizeable 20’ long dual-aspect double bedroom which was originally two bedrooms and could easily revert to back to that if required.

The property is situated within easy walking distance of the Clickimin / Anderson High School. The Co-op and Toll Clock.


The property sits over the garage to No.7 Burgess Street, the access to the flat being via steps between 7 Burgess Street and its garage, the steps leading up to the flat's own front door and an entrance lobby with handy built-in cupboard with shelving, power points and also housing the 'Megaflo' water tank, also coat hooks and solid oak flooring which extends into the hall accessed via a glazed door to the right, the living room and bedroom. A hatch provides access to extensive storage space in the loft.

The 'L'-shaped hall has doors to all rooms, two pendant light fittings and a storage heater. The living room to the right is a generously proportioned room with a wide triple window providing plenty of natural light, the size of the room providing plenty of space for both living and dining areas. Two feature light fittings provide artificial light, heating being provided by storage / convector heater.

The shower room has a white WC & wash hand basin plus a wet wall-lined corner shower with glazed screen / door, the w.h.b. having shelving and a mirror over. There is also a heated towel rail and slate tile effect vinyl flooring.

Moving on down the hall there is a modern fitted kitchen at the end, and next to it a substantial double bedroom, both rooms enjoying a westerly aspect. The kitchen has plenty of cupboard & worktop space, the units including a range of integral appliances including a double oven and hob with concealed cooker hood over, plus a concealed integrated fridge & dishwasher. There is also space for a freestanding washing machine which can be included in the sale if required, an inset sink and pull-out larder unit. Recessed ceiling spotlighting and tile effect laminate flooring.

Finally the very spacious double bedroom with solid oak flooring, is also a bright room thanks to the west-facing patio doors which open to a large deck along the rear of the property which enjoys an open view of the hillside behind, plus a second window to the side. Two pendant light fittings. The room was originally two smaller bedrooms and could easily be sub-divided again if required.

Rooms Sizes

Living / Dining Room

Approx. 5.7m x 3.2m (18’9” x 10’6”)


Approx. 2.8m x 2.75m at widest points (9’2” x 9’)

Double Bedroom

Approx. 6.2m x 2.8m (20’5” x 9’3”)

Shower Room

Approx. 1.95m x 1.7m (6’4” x 5’7”)


A strip of land on the north and west sides of the property goes with the flat.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band C. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website at:

Property location

Burgess Street is situated behind the houses on Bruce Crescent (a one way street with access from the north end) which runs between the old North Road to the north and North Lochside to the south, the access to Burgess Street being approximately halfway along on the right between No’s 36 & 38. Turn into Burgess Street and 7 & 8 Burgess Street are immediately ahead of you, the access stair to the flat being situated to the left of the garage.


Important Information for Prospective Purchasers

This schedule is intended only to help you decide whether to view the property. We always recommend you view the property personally.

The information is believed to be correct, but it is not warranted and is not to form part of any contract of sale. All dates, distances, areas and room sizes noted are approximate and for use as a general guide only. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the working condition or otherwise of any equipment such as central heating or kitchen appliances.

This schedule should not be taken as a comment on the condition of the property. This is a matter for your surveyor and we recommend that once you have found a property you are interested in, you obtain a survey report. We can provide details of surveyors if required.

Interested parties are advised to note their interest through their solicitor as soon as possible so that they can be informed if a closing date is fixed. Noting interest does not place any obligation on the seller to set a closing date or to give any noted interests the opportunity to offer. Whilst every effort will be made to advise noted interests of any closing date set, this cannot be guaranteed.

No responsibility will be accepted for expenses incurred by parties who have noted interest but do not get an opportunity to offer, or for any expenses incurred traveling to properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

Harper Macleod were a dream to work with when marketing our home. Robert Bell was professional, timely and organised when it came to all aspects of the marketing and correspondence. He took beautiful photographs for marketing and we felt he really understood our proprieties best features and exemplified this. We would not hesitate to use Harper Macleod again in the future and cannot thank them enough for making the selling process so easy
Mr & Mrs Sjoberg
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